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Software Developer

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Recruiter: BSW Timber
Listed on: 13th February
Location: Earlston
Salary/Rate: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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As the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, with 1200 employees and operations spanning the forestry, sawmilling, timber manufacturing and energy sectors, BSW Timber Group is a rapidly developing multi-site business with a turnover in excess of £330m.
With 7 sawmills in the UK and one in Latvia, manufacturing and supplying a wide range of quality sawn products for a variety of industries, we're constantly working together to create a sustainable future for British forests and woodlands.
As an integral member of our IT team - your role will focus on delivering quality software solutions that meet ongoing business needs, whilst ensuring they are fully aligned with current IT strategies. Offering key analysis on both business and systems requirements, as well as providing technical guidance and support to our customers, this will involve:
Core Software Systems - developing, testing, documenting and maintaining existing in-house systems; recommending improvements and identifying options for new/potential solutions; whilst also troubleshooting production system issues and undertaking problem resolution tasks
Systems Integration - maintaining existing levels of integration between in-house systems; reviewing existing solutions and making recommendations for improvement; as well as providing solutions for new integrations and assessing their suitability from, a technical and business perspective
Support & Supervisory Responsibilities - Working closely with the Lead Software Developer to plan priorities for junior members of the software team; supporting them and end users on a day to day basis; and writing/producing reports and preparing training manuals
As an experienced Software Developer, ideally from a large, multi-site company background, you should have:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent, linked to proven expertise in current computer hardware or software applications
A keen eye for detail, along with the know-how to identify and resolve problems, delivering practical solutions to outstanding issues
First rate communication and relationship building skills, coupled the ability to motivate, coach and develop junior members of the team
A Full driving licence and plenty of flexibility, including a willingness to travel within the UK
Experience with MS SQL, VB.NET, Python, Django, Java would be desirable.

In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry's leading employers. As well as the competitive salary, this position includes other benefits such as an excellent bonus, employer's contribution pension scheme and company sick pay.
Closing date for applications: 12th March 2020